Topics & Tags: Mental Health

Mental wellness is a necessity, not a luxury. It’s a mainstay of a satisfying, healthy and fulfilling life. But daily stresses (those most of us know too well) can derail mental wellness. Left unchecked, chronic stress may contribute to physical health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and others. But chronic stress can […]

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Although sometimes used interchangeably, “behavioral health” and “mental health” are distinct terms. Behavioral health encompasses mental health. That is, mental health is a component of the former. It describes the connection between behaviors and an individual’s overall health. Behavioral health examines how actions such as drinking, drug use, eating habits or exercising impact both physical […]

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